2nd December 2011
Economist Steve Keen is one of the few economists to have predicted the global financial crisis and now he says we are already in a Great Depression. He says the way to escape it is to bankrupt the banks, nationalise the financial system and pay off people's debt. BBC
Economist Carmen Reinhart, co-author of "This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly," offers compelling insight into the global economic crisis. UCTV
James Rickards author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, talks about going back to the Gold Standard and the Fed's current monetary policy and its possible impact on the U.S. economy. Bloomberg
In his journey down Route 66 from Oklahoma to California, Paul Mason finds the 1930's problems of drought, unemployment and homelessness can be witnessed yet again today. BBC
Richard Portes: "you can only play this game for a certain period of time and I think that period of time has come up, and in the reason is in part what is happening in the financial sector." CNBC
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